BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at his death
Abdul Awal Khan, BNP's assistant organizing secretary, has died of Covid-19 in Dhaka.
He was 54.
Awal breathed his last around 2pm on Monday at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital while undergoing treatment, said BNP's Assistant Office Secretary Taiful Islam Tipu.
He said the BNP leader was admitted to Mugda General Hospital in the capital on July 14 with breathing problem. He tested positive for the coronavirus infection the following day.
Awal was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Hospital on Sunday night as his condition worsened.
He is survived by wife, a son, a daughter, and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at Awal's death.
In separate condolence messages, they prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed their profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.